June 6 & 7

9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day

Windsor Fairgrounds, Windsor, Maine

Have you ever seen a sheep shorn, petted an alpaca, walked alongside of a llama, combed an angora bunny, spun wool into yarn…?

Come immerse yourself in Maine’s tradition of keeping small farms alive while supporting your local independent farm. Maine fiber breeders and fiber artists celebrate the 8th year of the Maine Fiber Frolic on June 7 & 8, Maine’s one and only sheep and wool event. The Maine Fiber Frolic organizers welcome fiber enthusiasts, breeders, volunteers, and newcomers once again to our annual Maine Fiber Frolic. The participants gather together to educate and discuss breeding and raising fiber-related animals, share knowledge of all types of fiber and spend some fun time with like-minded folks.

Join Maine’s fiber farms at Windsor fairgrounds for two days of family fun – a look at traditional and contemporary fiber artistry, an opportunity to get up close and personal with sheep, goats, rabbits, alpacas and llamas. A warm Maine welcome for the whole family to try their hand at a fiber project, enjoy a day on the farm or enjoy a luscious lunch cooked up by one of our local food purveyors.

Strolling through the expansive Windsor Fairgrounds, you will find 75 plus vendors displaying a rainbow of natural and dyed wool, hand dyed & handspun yarn, knitted, crocheted, woven, felted and hooked fiber related items. Everything from raw wool, dyed wool, fiber tools, fiber equipment, sheep dog trials and shows, books and fiber animals are at your fingertips, to tempt the beginner to take a workshop and the expert to expand their horizons.

On the traditional side, you will find the Maine Sheep Breeders involved in the collection of thousands of pounds of wool, collected after shearing of the sheep for the “Wool Pool.” The wool is auctioned off to the highest bidder for use in a product made and produced by a company in Maine. On the contemporary side, you won’t want to miss the “Maine Llama Drill Team,” llama owners and their llamas dance in unison to music with a caller on hand to bring this special event to the main stage at Windsor Fairgrounds.

If this is your first visit, the Maine Fiber Frolic extends a special welcome to Maine fiber families. The Maine Fiber Frolic happens rain or shine with an admission of $4 adults/$2 seniors and children under 12 are free. The Maine Fiber Frolic is produced by the Maine Alpaca Association.

Remember to think globally, shop locally and support your local independent farm. For more information please see us at www.fiberfrolic.com.


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